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There are 1 bus company operating 4 routes, 1 train company operating 3 routes - Wolverine, Hiawatha Service, Empire Builder, 2 airlines operating 4 routes. The cheapest bus costs $38 and is 10h 15min. The cheapest train costs $73 and is 7h 0min. The cheapest flight costs $198 and is 10h 48min.

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Bus
Detroit to Milwaukee
$40
8h 15min
Train
DET to MKE
$76
7h 18min
Flight
YQG to MKE
$241
4h 13min
Train
DER to MKE
$75
7h 9min
Bus
Southfield to Milwaukee
$42
12h 0min
Flight
DTW to MKE
$300
6h 39min
Bus
Ann Arbor to Milwaukee
$38
10h 15min
Flight
FNT to MKE
$111
4h 9min
Bus
Toledo to Milwaukee
$45
8h 24min
Flight
YZR to MKE
$318
13h 58min
Drive
Detroit to Milwaukee
$26
6h 17min

What is the best way to travel from Detroit to Milwaukee?

There are 4 ways to travel from Detroit to Milwaukee. 4 buses, 2 trains, 4 flights and 1 by car are possible between the two areas. The by car from Detroit to Milwaukee is the cheapest. The flight operated by United running from FNT to MKE is the fastest. The bus operated by Greyhound running from Detroit to Milwaukee is the most convenient.

It's important to check each mode when booking your ticket so that you can find the best method for you. The cost of each type varies differently, so be sure to use Faretrotter to keep an eye out!

Do you recommend the bus or the train between Detroit and Milwaukee?

There is only one bus company, Greyhound, with routes running from Detroit to Milwaukee. One train provider, Amtrak, runs trains from Detroit to Milwaukee. But, because the flight only takes 4h 9min and costs $111, we recommend the flight. Although, the prices for flights vary drastically more so than buses or trains, so as you get closer to your date of travel, the likelihood of finding a cheap flight gets smaller.

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Detroit airports, bus, and train stations

DET Detroit Amtrak
2.9 miles from Detroit
YQG Windsor
airport · 6 miles from Detroit
DER Dearborn Amtrak
7.9 miles from Detroit
DTW Detroit Metro Wayne Co
airport · 17.7 miles from Detroit
FNT Bishop International
airport · 56.3 miles from Detroit
YZR Chris Hadfield
airport · 59.4 miles from Detroit

Milwaukee airports, bus, and train stations

MKA Milwaukee Mitchell Airport Amtrak
6.8 miles from Milwaukee
MKE Milwaukee Intermodal Station
0.6 miles from Milwaukee
MKE General Mitchell Intl
airport · 6.4 miles from Milwaukee